Fylde coast business leaders in entrepreneur awards finals

Victoria Price
Victoria Price

Two Fylde business leaders have been named among the North finalists for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year awards 2018.

They are Alex Mollart, chief executive of the 1st Stop Group and David Stanhope, chief executive of Voiteq and Cirrus Logistics both of whom’s businesses area based at the Whitehills Business Park.

1st Stop, which is nominated in the “Scale Up” category offers a range of different financial products and services that vary from unsecured personal loans and car finance to secured loans for homeowners.

Voiteq, named in the “Sustained Excellence” section is a global provider of voice-directed work solutions. Cirrus Logistics helps companies solve their most complex supply chain challenges - from the scheduling of vessels at a port to optimising warehousing and the multimodal distribution of products.

Victoria Price, partner and EY Entrepreneur Of The Year leader in the North, said: “This year’s programme is recognizing and connecting another 20 Northern businesses, which create jobs and generate wealth, contributing to the continued growth of the North’s economy.”